In 2021, the CT General Assembly declared racism a public health crisis and acknowledged that disparities in health outcomes are largely the result of race-based inequities. The Commission on Racial Equity in Public Health was established to examine these inequities and to inform policies to achieve health equity.
The CT Health Foundation focuses on pathways to health equity and envisions a Connecticut where everyone can be as healthy as possible.
Yale's School of Medicine provides resources and CME trainings on identifying microaggressions in clinical and academic situations.
In 2020, the AAMC release their "Framework for Addressing and Eliminating Racism in Academic Medicine and Beyond." Their website lists helpful definitions, video resources, and examples of anti-racism in practice in medical schools and teaching hospitals. Helpful publications and reading lists are also included.
Providers can learn how to best support pregnant people and reduce factors that contribute to pregnancy-related complications and death.
Providers have access to resources related to racism and the national black maternal health crisis.
The NICHQ provides free webinars on strategies to combat racism in healthcare systems.
Through the Nursing License Map, health professionals and students can learn more about anti-racism and equip themselves to eliminate inequities wherever they see them.